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Selena to receive honorary award at 2021 Grammy Awards

Iconic queen of Latin music Selena Quintanilla-Pérez will be honored at the 63rd Grammy Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award, celebrating her importance to the phonographic scene.

“Selena became a music legend not long after her takeoff in the 1980s. Her 1993 album, ‘Live’, won the award for Best Mexican-American Album at the 36th Annual Grammy, making her the first female artist to win the category, ”the award’s official website announced. “Although her life tragically ended in 1995, the posthumous album ‘Dreaming Of You’ sold 175,000 copies on the day of its release, a record for a singer to date.”

The ceremony will take place soon, with a broadcast on TNT.

Recalling that Selena won a series honoring her career by ‘Netflix’, which is heading into its 2nd season.

Selena was born in the small town of Corpus Christi, where she started singing from a young age. He debuted his first in 1984, but it wasn’t until eight years later that he would reach the top of the Mexican Billboard charts for eight consecutive months with “ Entre a Mi Mundo. ” In 1994, she won the Grammy for Best Latin Music Album and is still considered one of the most important artists in the music industry, being dubbed the Queen of Latin Music and having sold over 80 million. discs.

In 1995, she was murdered by Yolanda Saldívar, her partner and president of the fan club – who was also embezzling money from her family and robbing shops. Two years later, Selena won a biopic starring Jennifer Lopez, which went on to become a blockbuster and earned the actress a Golden Globe nomination.

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